Exploit released for unpatched Mac OS X bug

Wednesday, 22 November 2006, 12:21 AM EST

The "Month of Kernel Bugs" strikes again. At the beginning of the month, a security researcher known only as LMH started the project to highlight unpatched flaws that are so severe that attackers could use them to completely subvert the security of vulnerable computers. On Monday, the project's curator released instructions for targeting a serious flaw in the way Mac OS X systems processes certain types of files.

At SecurityFix.

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